Admission Letter / December 8, 2018 / Malinda Cobb
Choosing a topic that you re comfortable with is particularly important if you re feeling unsure of your writing skills or find writing the admissions letter to be particularly challenging. This will help build your overall confidence. Develop an Outline When writing the admissions letter you need to accomplish two things. First write a letter that demonstrates an understanding of writing basics. This means your admissions letter will have an introduction body and conclusion and will follow a logical path from one section to the next. The other essential thing you letter must do is answer the questions set forth by the school.
One of the ways in which you can attract the attention of the admissions board is through opening your statement with an interesting hook that will attract the reader s attention. For example you may have been asked to write a personal statement that outlines how you are a good communicator. If you introduce the topic with a statement such as "When it comes to strong communication I have a secret skill. I have a special ability that not many people have is rarely recognized but is always appreciated..." This is much more effective than "I am a good communicator because of the following..." and will make the reader want to read on.
You are usually asked to author this by someone that you know well either from your business or personal circles. Having direct knowledge about the subject of your letter should make it easy to expound on their character strengths personal attributes and accomplishments. In spite of this it may still be an overwhelming prospect for many. So how to start... As I just mentioned get additional information from the person. You may know them personally as they hang out at your house but find out what their other outside interests and accomplishments have been. Make sure you know the specifics of what is being asked for in the letter.